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July 23, 2014 307936_198890010183040_1922511876_n Hey peoples! Was the weekend great or maybe not so great? It’s been awhile, but I’m here with some great art scene stuff! I’ve checked out Arts Business Institute and they have three upcoming workshops, yes three, so I’m here to post the first one…..

Arts Business Institute presents


A  Workshop for Artists & Craftspeople

September 27 – 28, 2014

A.R.T. / New York

520 Eighth Avenue, Third Floor, New York, NY

As it states on the ABI site:

The curriculum in this two-day workshop is foundational information to guide you into a successful business model. Learn best practices first-hand with some of the top experts in the industry.

Here is the schedule for the workshop:


9:00 a.m.  Registration

9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.  How to Have a Fine Arts Career – Rhonda Schaller

11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch break

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.  Making Work That Sells – Wendy Rosen

2:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.mCreative Marketing – Carolyn Edlund

3:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Individual Artist Consultations (pre-scheduled)


9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.  Wholesale 101 – Wendy Rosen

10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.  Pricing for Profit – Wendy Rosen and Carolyn Edlund

11:30 a.m. – 12 noon Panel Discussion – Interactive Q&A session with NYC art experts

12 noon – 1: 00 p.m.  Lunch break

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.  Booth Design and Merchandising – Stacy Simbrom

2:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.  Sales Strategies for Artists – Carolyn Edlund

3:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.  Individual Artist Consultations (pre-scheduled)

There is more……

DAY ONE: Individual Courses & Instructor Details

  • How to Have a Fine Arts Career w/Rhonda Schaller
  • Making Work That Sells w/Wendy Rosen
  • Creative Marketing w/Carolyn Edlund

DAY TWO: Individual Courses & Instructor Details

  • Wholesale 101 w/Wendy Rosen
  • Pricing For Profit w/Wendy Rosen & Carolyn Edlund
  • Panel Discussion With the Experts
  • Booth Design & Merchandising w/Stacy Simbrom
  • Sales Strategies for Artists w/Carolyn Edlund


Personalize Business Consultants

This is where you can talk one on one with an expert about business challenges and so forth. Both ABI founder Wendy Rosen and ABI Executive Director, Artsy Sharks very own Carolyn Edlund can help. They will be available to meet with each artist at the end of the workshop day, the time limit is 20 minutes.

From the website: The number of consultation appointments is extremely limited and must be pre-scheduled at time of registration. Consultation fee is $30.00 over and above tuition cost.

For more information and registration go to: Arts Business Institute NYC.

Tuition for the two-day workshop is $280.00. For those who register by July 31, 2014 will get an early bird rate of $250.00. 

Come back this Saturday because the other two workshops will be posted. Enjoy your Wednesday, be blessed!